A budget friendly 2-stroke gas trimmer for those who don’t have electricity nearby but don’t need the power of a large gas string trimmer. Its curved shaft allows to reach tight spaces, and the lightweight design will not wear you off during work.
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Pro Can do the work of several devices
This trimmer can replace a variety of other instruments, if you have the right accessories: it can be used as a leaf blower, hedge trimmer, edger, and brush cutter. This can save you money in the long run.
Pro Can handle thick strings
This trimmer can handle thick 0.095" strings, that will not wear out quickly, compared to the thinner lines that can be found on cheap trimmers.
Pro Accepts Ryobi accessories
You can use attachments not only from PoulanPro, but also from Ryobi.
Pro Easy to control
Because of the lightweight design and curved shaft, it is easy to reach tight spots while working with this trimmer. The bent shaft also allows you to see the rotating head much better.
Con Engine requires special attention
Since this is a two-stroke trimmer, you can’t just pull the string and hope that it starts. First of all, it requires a mixture of gas and oil to run. Additionally, you need to pump the mixture to the carburetor to start it.
Con May fail to start while warm
Some users have been complaining that it is hard to restart the engine when the trimmer is warm. A badly regulated carburetor causes this.